The meeting was attended by Chairman of the Board of Trustees of «SOS Children's Villages in Kazakhstan» Corporate Fund Serik Seidumanov, deputy mayors of Astana, Almaty and Karaganda region.
This year, SOS Children's Villages in Kazakhstan celebrates 20 years. Foster families appeared in the 1990s in Almaty for the first time. From this year, SOS Children's Village in Temirtau was financed to maintain orphans and children left without parental care. For a similar funding of Almaty children's village, mayor’s office considers to change the form of ownership.
The question of financing the content of orphans and children left without parental care in SOS Children's Villages was raised earlier. As a result, in 2015, local executive bodies were recommended to consider a phased transition to complete the financing of the content of orphans and children left without parental care in SOS Children's Villages till 2020.
Following the results of the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister instructed the mayor’s office in Karaganda region, the cities of Astana and Almaty to assist Corporate Fund «SOS Children's Villages in Kazakhstan" in the preparation and holding the 20th anniversary of the organization.
In addition, I. Tasmagambetov stressed the need to bring them in line and purchase the necessary equipment, as well as to consider a phased transition for full coverage of financing to support left without parental care in the SOS children's villages for orphans and children until 2020.
To provide students the right to live and grow up in an intact family, Corporate Fund "SOS Children's Villages Kazakhstan" was encouraged to consider the establishment of foster families from among SOS-mothers followed their independent living, as well as the transformation of the SOS children's villages in the children's support centers in difficult life situations.